Other Organisations

ICMP/MPG Creative Music Production scholarship.

ICMP, alongside music industry partner The Music Producers Guild (MPG), is once again delighted to offer an outstanding opportunity for a talented student to develop their skills through our Creative Music Production scholarship.   This year we’re thrilled to announce that the…

10 October 2019


BBC Introducing

The MPG are hosting a panel at BBC Introducing Live, entitled ‘The Making of Great Records’, chaired by MPG Executive Director, Rhiannon Mair, panellists TBC. Nowadays it’s easy to craft a decent demo in the comfort of your own home…

25 April 2019


UK Music Creators Survey 2019

Dear Member, We’re asking all our members to fill in the UK Music 2019 Creators survey to allow us to analyse trends and to document day-to-day conditions for creators in the music business. This research will give us and UK…

3 March 2019


World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. This year the theme is ‘Check Your Hearing’, to draw…

2 March 2018


Workshop with Kirsten Powell at The University of Northampton

A pioneering producer will reveal to University of Northampton students how she broke into and thrived in the male-dominated music industry and what it was like to work with Icelandic superstar Björk. Kirsten Powell, who worked on Björk’s Post and…

28 October 2017


Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

Sound. Take the time to explore it. Just how important have the sounds of the past 140 years been to our lives? Dive into the British Library sound archive in a free exhibition looking at the significance of sound since the…

17 August 2016


Sphere Microphone Modeling System Demo

MPG Full Members are invited to a private demonstration of the Sphere Microphone Modeling System. The event will take place in London on September 1st. The Sphere L22™ microphone system from Townsend Labs models the characteristics of the most sought-after…

19 July 2016


‘Music On The Blockchain’ – a report

The Featured Artists Coalition and the University of Middlesex have co-authoured a report entitled ‘Music On The Blockchain’, with a forward by Pink Floyd drummer and FAC director, Nick Mason. It goes into great detail about the much-heralded blockchain technology and…

11 July 2016



The UK Music press release: UK MUSIC DIVERSITY TASKFORCE LAUNCHES FIRST CROSS INDUSTRY WORKFORCE SURVEY Today, the UK Music Diversity Taskforce launches the first ever music industry workforce diversity survey. It is supported by all elements of the UK music industry and was…

28 February 2015


Innovation In Music 2015

Innovation In Music 2015 will be hosted at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge on 7-9 June, chaired by MPG members Dr Rob Toulson and Russ Hepworth-Sawyer. The conference looks to represent innovations in all aspects of the music business, including…

23 February 2015


AIR Music Technology – competition

MPG Benefactor AIR Music Technology is running a competition in conjunction with the MPG to win a collection of their products: Air Instrument Expansion Pack  £200 Xpand!2 £60 theRiser £59 £200 of Prime Loops Production Collections (Choice of two collections)…

8 August 2014


Gus Dudgeon Foundation/JAMES Summer Course Success

The “very successful” Gus Dudgeon Foundation (GDF)/Joint Audio Media Education Support (JAMES) postgraduate summer course concluded in style on 19 July, with the nine students, under the tutelage of Romesh Dodangoda (pictured), producing a track for up-and-coming Welsh rock group…

7 May 2014


The Studio Apprenticeship Scheme

JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) invited employers and potential apprentices to a Q&A evening to answer all questions about taking on apprentices in recording studios. Mark Rose, MPG Vice Chairman and Apprentice Project manager, Phil Harding, Chairman (JAMES) alongside…

6 March 2014


Performer and manager groups call for bigger cut of streaming money to go to artists

Another alliance of music business trade bodies was announced yesterday as the performer and manager communities joined together to speak out on the royalties artists receive in the digital domain, and specifically the cut of streaming revenue paid to talent…